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Mara and Steve take a break at the Buddy Walk. Photo/Adway S. Wadekar

Hundreds come out in support of Mass. Down Syndrome Congress’ Buddy Walk

By Adway S. Wadekar, Contributing Writer Westborough - Since 1995, the Buddy Walk program has been at the forefront of advocacy for Down syndrome in...

Gun control advocates in Westborough call for common ground with opponents

Westborough - Speaking at the Forum on Preventing Gun Violence at Congregation B'sai Shalom in Westborough Oct. 13, U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern (D- 2nd District), said there needs to be a broader coalition of responsible gun owners to lessen gun violence. McGovern called on gun owners to "stand up" to extremism "by taking a public stand on sensible legislation that doesn't take away their constitutional rights."

Community asked to help with snacks for kids’ initiative

Marlborough - The Marlborough Board of Health (BOH) is asking the community to participate in its new initiative M.U.N.C.H. (Manage Unmet Nutrition for Children...

Grafton & Upton Railroad to perform siren test

Grafton - The town of Grafton will perform a siren test Saturday, Jan. 20 at 12 p.m. The Grafton & Upton Railroad propane transfer...

Concert celebrates Summer Drama Workshop’s 30th year

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer   Hudson – Local musical-theater performers from shows spanning three decades reunited July 25 when River’s Edge Arts Alliance (REAA) partnered...

Marlborough Community Cupboard offers help for seniors

Marlborough - The United Way of Tri-County's Marlborough Community Cupboard (MCC) in partnership with BayPath Elder Services, the city of Marlborough, Marlborough Senior Center,...

Hensley to be honored as Knox Trail's “Good Scout”

Westborough – Each year the Knox Trail Council Boy Scouts of America chooses someone as its "Good Scout Honoree for Westborough." This year's nominee, Lester Hensley, certainly fulfills the tenets of who the council seeks to honor – someone who has "demonstrated integrity and genuine concern for others in both their professional and personal lives." As CEO and president of EMSEAL Joint Systems Ltd., he is a second generation head of the Westborough-based business. Hensley has devoted countless hours to his community as a volunteer with youth sports, school organizations, and other community groups. He currently chairs the Westborough Planning Board and the town's Economic Development Committee.

“Sweats for Vets” founder appeals to public for holiday donations

Region – In a region that has celebrated eight major sports championships in just over a decade, it's a common sight to see many wearing clothing bearing the logos of those winning teams. Everyone, it seems, wants to show their Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, or Bruins pride.

‘Lunch & Learn’ at Orchard Grove to feature book signing

Shrewsbury - The Residence at Orchard Grove, located at 258 Walnut St., Shrewsbury, and owned and operated by LCB Senior Living, LLC, will be...

Deadline to apply for Brigham Trust grants Sept. 14

Marlborough - The trustees of the Marlborough Brigham Family Trust announced the opening of this year’s grant cycle. Marlborough nonprofits seeking financial support for...